Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globes for the second time in a row this year -- looks like,as predicted by Gervais himself
next year. Gervais has never been one to hold a punch, but which monologue hit the hardest? Below, we've included video of both monologues and a verdict.
Ricky Gervais at the 2011 Golden Globes
Subjects of mockery: Charlie Sheen The Tourist Cher The cast of Sex and the City 2 Tom Cruise Hugh Hefner Hurley from Lost Mel Gibson
Best line: "It was a big year for 3D movies. Toy Story 3, Despicable Me, Tron. Seems like everything this year was three dimensional. Except the characters in The Tourist."
Lowest blow: "Two heterosexual actors pretending to be gay. So the complete opposite of some famous Scientologist then."
Ricky Gervais at the 2010 Golden Globes
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Subjects of mockery: Steve Carell Plastic Surgery Himself (weight, penis size and masturbatory habits) Actors in general Hugh Laurie Kiefer Sutherland Angelina Jolie NBC/Jay Leno
Best line: "Let's get on with it before NBC replaces me with Jay Leno."
Lowest blow: "Some of those scenes, by the way, where Kiefer grabs someone and beats them to a pulp, they weren't even in the script."
Verdict: This year's was better in every way -- more awkward, less narcissistic (even sarcastically), more fearless. They never would have asked him back if he'd started with this one.